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Stonehenge sprayed with paint by environmental protesters | CBC News

Stonehenge sprayed with paint by environmental protesters | CBC News

Environmental protesters sprayed paint on Britain’s Stonehenge on Wednesday, with orange marks covering some of the stones of the world-famous prehistoric megalithic structure on the eve of the summer solstice celebrations. Two people have been arrested on suspicion of damaging the ancient monument, local police said in a statement. In video released by environmental group...

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EU in crisis as Hungary set to throw Ukraine’s accession talks into chaos

EU in crisis as Hungary set to throw Ukraine’s accession talks into chaos

Fears Ukraine’s ambitions to join the European Union may be halted for six months by Vladimir Putin‘s closest ally in the bloc appear to have been confirmed. In accordance with the Council of the European Union‘s regulations, Hungary is to take over its rotating presidency from July 1 and retain the role until the end...

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Rishi Sunak’s ”Buy British” Post Ahead Of UK Elections Triggers Debate On X

Rishi Sunak’s ”Buy British” Post Ahead Of UK Elections Triggers Debate On X

Many users explained why it’s a struggle to buy locally in Britain. UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, who has often emphasised reliance on homegrown food, urged people in the country to ”buy British.” In a tweet, Mr Sunak emphasised how British nationals should reduce their reliance on overseas fruit and vegetables and back local produce instead. Notably, his comments...

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In UK, World’s First AI Candidate To Contest Elections

In UK, World’s First AI Candidate To Contest Elections

Most locals appeared reluctant to vote for an AI candidate just yet. London: When voters go to the polls in one English town next month they will get the chance to elect what is being billed as the world’s first AI lawmaker. Businessman Steve Endacott is among hundreds of candidates standing to become a member...

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Tory government ‘worst in postwar era’, claims expert study – as it happened

Tory government ‘worst in postwar era’, claims expert study – as it happened

Tory government from 2010 to 2024 worse than any other in postwar history, says study by leading experts As John Stevens reports in a story for the Daily Mirror today, Jeremy Hunt, the chancellor, was complaining at a private Tory dinner earlier this year about the electorate’s “total failure to appreciate our superb record since...

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Amidst Gaza war UK licences to sell arms to Israel dropped to 13year low

Amidst Gaza war UK licences to sell arms to Israel dropped to 13year low

The British government says Israel has the right to self-defence. (Photo: Bloomberg) 4 min read Last Updated : Jun 18 2024 | 5:27 PM IST Britain’s approval of arms export licences to Israel dropped sharply after the start of the war against Hamas in Gaza, with the value of permits granted for the sale...

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British tourists warned as heatwave in beautiful European country hits 44C

British tourists warned as heatwave in beautiful European country hits 44C

British tourists have been cautioned to stay vigilant as a deadly heatwave grips Greece, with temperatures soaring to a terrifying 44C. The unprecedented heat, hitting earlier than usual, has already resulted in multiple deaths and numerous missing persons, intensifying concerns for holidaymakers in the picturesque country. The latest tragedy involves a missing American tourist, whose...

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UK ordered to withdraw military base from Gibraltar as row with Spain deepens

UK ordered to withdraw military base from Gibraltar as row with Spain deepens

Spain has demanded the UK close its military base in Gibraltar, as political tensions between the two countries threaten to explode. Gibraltar enjoys a strategic location at the western entrance to the Mediterranean, where the straits between Europe and Africa are only 14 km wide. As such, the Oversees territory is routinely used by Royal...